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Toplines - Taxing Health Care - May 13-14, 2009

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted May 13-14, 2009

By Rasmussen Reports

1* Are you willing to pay higher taxes so all Americans can be provided with health insurance?

32% Yes
54% No
14% Not sure

2* To help provide health insurance for all Americans, do you favor or oppose increasing the tax on non-diet soft drinks?

34% Favor
49% Oppose
17% Not sure

3* Currently, when health insurance is provided by a company, the worker gets that benefit tax-free. In order to provide health insurance for all Americans, should workers be taxed on health insurance benefits provided by their employer?

11% Yes
77% No
12% Not sure

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.